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Shaw Rising

The resilient story of the oldest Historically Black College in the South.

By Fred Vigeant

Six state schools moving to integrate into two new universities

The plan to merge six of Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities was unanimously approved in July by the State System of Higher Education’s governing board.

By Merideth Bucher and Staff

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College students in Pennsylvania are struggling to afford food, housing

The most common obstacle respondents faced this year was not being able to afford rent, mortgage, or utility bills. The number of students who said they experienced housing insecurity in 2020 rose by almost 10% from 2019.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Food assistance for four-year college students extended through end of pandemic

In order to qualify, students must also have an estimated family contribution of zero dollars on their federal financial aid forms, and be work-study eligible although not necessarily working, per language from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Pa. coronavirus recovery: College kids drive uptick in COVID-19 cases

Health officials said Monday there are now more cases in young people than there are in the 50-64 and 65-and-over age groups.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY